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Mixes up Narayanrao Peshwa who was assassinated with Madhavrao Peshwa who died of Tuberculosis.

Declares the Marathas defeated in Bengal when infact they annexed Odisha and took 12 lakh chauth.

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Somewhere deep inside the book he mentions Marathas, but to Scroll -
Never mind Marathas and others who shook off the Mughals.

"Our realm has touched the Yamuna" - Peshwa Bajirao

"Like Satara, Delhi is within our rule" - Nana Phadnavis.
More errors from his Anarchy book.

Chhatrapati Shivaji died in 1680.

The Marathas were fighting Mughals from 1680 itself. Not after Bijapur and Golconda got demolished. (Late 1680s)

Totally clueless about 27 year Mughal Maratha War.

No wonder.
After much detail for Tipu, amazingly enough, the battle of Laswari finds only one line.

British themselves thought very differently about it -
From Anarchy

" It managed to replace the Mughal Empire as master of the subcontinent. Defeated its principal rivals Avadh, Tipu Sultan and the great Maratha Confederacy."

How these two contradictory sentences are next to each other I have no idea.
Chhatrapati means "Lord of the Umbrella"

Few pages after that incorrect description of 27 year war, there is perfect narration of Chhatrapati Shivaji, Chhatrapati Sambhaji etc.

Merchants such as Chhatrapati Sambhaji, Rajaram, Durgadas Rathod, Peshwa Bajirao, Raghuji Bhosale ....

Quite extraordinary to find that these Kshatriyas were merchants.
" Corporations have extraordinary ability"

Yeah, if you add the best trained army to it and make it fight dozens of battles sure thing. Eventually it was a military conquest, hundreds of Indians died.
Since the author makes much of "EIC rule was established by turning out Mughal revenue officials, and eventually this is Mughal empire was replaced by British" , perhaps Balaji Vishwanath should be mentioned somewhere ?
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